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  • CKD Progression and Mortality among Hispanics and Non-Hispanics 

    Fischer, Michael J.; Hsu, Jesse Y.; Lora, Claudia M.; Ricardo, Ana C.; Anderson, Amanda H.; Bazzano, Lydia; Cuevas, Magdalena M.; Hsu, Chi-yuan; Kusek, John W.; Renteria, Amada; Ojo, Akinlolu O.; Raj, Dominic S.; Rosas, Sylvia E.; Pan, Qiang; Yaffe, Kristine; Go, Alan S.; Lash, James P. (American Society of Nephrology, 2016-03-25)
    Although recommended approaches to CKD management are achieved less often in Hispanics than in non-Hispanics, whether long-term outcomes differ between these groups is unclear. In a prospective longitudinal analysis of ...
  • Association between insurance status and mortality in individuals with albuminuria: an observational cohort study. 

    Saunders, MR; Ricardo, AC; Chen, J; Chin, MH; Lash, JP (BioMed Central, 2016-03-09)
    BACKGROUND: In the general population, the association between uninsurance and mortality is well established. We sought to evaluate the association of health insurance status with mortality among working-age participants ...
  • A Novel Model of Surgical Injury in Adult Rat Kidney: A “Pouch Model” 

    Litbarg, Natalia O.; Vujicic, Snezana; Setty, Suman; Sethupathi, Periannan; Dunea, George; Arruda, Jose A.; Singh, Ashok K. (Nature Publishing Group, 2013-10)
    Regenerative mechanisms after surgical injury have been studied in many organs but not in the kidney. Studying surgical injury may provide new insights into mechanisms of kidney regeneration. In rodent models, extrarenal ...
  • A Novel Model of Surgical Injury in Adult Rat Kidney: A ‘‘Pouch Model’’ 

    Litbarg, N.O.; Vujicic, S.; Setty, S.; Sethupathi, P. (Nature Publishing Group, 2013-10-08)
    Litbarg, N. O., Vujicic, S., Setty, S., Sethupathi, P., Dunea, G., Arruda, J. A. and Singh, A. K. A Novel Model of Surgical Injury in Adult Rat Kidney: A “Pouch Model”. Sci. Rep. 2013. 3. DOI:10.1038/srep02890.
  • Predictors of renal recovery in patients with pre-orthotopic liver transplant (OLT) renal dysfunction 

    Iglesias, Jose; Frank, Elliot; Mehandru, Sushil; Davis, John M.; Levine, Jerrold S. (BioMed Central, 2013-07)
    Background: Renal dysfunction occurs commonly in patients awaiting orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) for end-stage liver disease. The use of simultaneous liver-kidney transplantation has increased in the MELD scoring ...
  • Interaction of β2-glycoprotein I with lipopolysaccharide leads to Toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4)-dependent activation of macrophages 

    Laplante, Patrick; Amireault, Pascal; Subang, Rebecca; Dieudé, Mélanie; Levine, Jerrold S.; Rauch, Joyce (American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2011-12)
    β(2)-Glycoprotein I (β(2)GPI) is an abundant plasma protein that binds to the surface of cells and particles expressing negatively charged lipids, but its physiological role remains unknown. Antibodies to β(2)GPI are found ...